Chicken Shawarma Salad Bowls

Screen Shot 2019-04-04 at 2.20.32 PM.png

Feeling the Mediterranean food vibes? This recipe packs lots of fresh flavor along with an extra dose of spices that are known to help you maintain healthy cholesterol levels (thanks cumin, turmeric, and cinnamon!) It’s low carb, high protein, and done in 30 minutes! Plus, it meal preps like a dream. Enjoy!

SERVINGS: 4

COOK TIME: 30 Minutes

14 INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 1/4 lbs Chicken Breast (diced into cubes)

  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt

  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper

  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric

  • 1 tbsp Cumin

  • 2 tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1/4 cup Tahini

  • 2 tbsps Water

  • 1/2 Lemon (juiced)

  • 8 leaves Romaine (chopped)

  • Tomato (diced)

  • Cucumber (diced)

  • 1/4 cup Parsley (chopped)

HOW TO:

  1. Combine the diced chicken breast, sea salt, black pepper, cinnamon, turmeric, cumin

    and olive oil in a bowl. Toss well to coat.

  2. Transfer the chicken into a skillet over medium heat. Cook for about 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

  3. Meanwhile, combine the tahini, water and lemon juice together in a jar. Mix well and set aside.

  4. Divide the romaine, tomatoes and cucumber into bowls and top with the cooked chicken breast. Drizzle tahini dressing over top and sprinkle with chopped parsley. Enjoy!

NOTES:

Garlic Lover

Serve with hummus or add minced garlic to the tahini dressing.

Leftovers

Store in the fridge for up to three days.

Vegan & Vegetarian

Omit the chicken and used cooked chickpeas instead.

NUTRITION:

Calories 404

Fat 20g

Carbs 12g

Fiber 4g

Sugar 2g

Protein 48g

Did you try the recipe? Did you like it? Let me know! I’d love to hear from you by email at Ashley@AshleyBrownFitnessNutrition.com OR on Instagram at @ashleybrownfitnessnutrition.

Enjoy!

Ashley Brown